After two years of holiday due to the pandemic, the 13th edition of the U20 Cup, an annual rugby tournament played in order to qualify for the FIFA World Cup, will be played starting next week. Rugby World Cup U-20a tournament that will return in 2023 at a location that has yet to be confirmed.
The international event will take place in the Canadian city of Ontario, between August 9 and 24, where Chile will share a group with Zimbabwe, Uruguay and hosts Canada.
For this occasion, the Chilean Football Association nominated 28 players, among whom were present Norman Aguayo Only the regional athlete will say that he is present at the competition. The young column belonging to the Troncos ranks is having a stellar moment, so much so that at the start of the season he was called up to join the professional Selknam franchise with the goal of getting into the Major League Rugby League (Slar). Thus, this will be another qualitative step in his promising career.
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The Condor will play its first match on Saturday 13 August against Uruguay, to later face hosts Canada, on Thursday the 18th, and conclude its participation in the face of Zimbabwe Cypress, in a duel scheduled for Tuesday, 23 August.
A challenge Norman Aguayo is looking forward to. “I am very grateful and happy for this opportunity, it is the right moment to show myself as a player and learn as much as possible. I feel well prepared, I have been waiting for an opportunity of this level for years and I will leave everything on the field to represent my country well,” he said.
Regarding the proposed goals of the international competition, the player is betting big. “My goals in this tournament are to leave my Los Troncos team, my family and my country as high as possible, as well as being able to represent the south in a good way,” he said.